“Whoever, in a public or private place, engages in violent, abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud or otherwise disorderly conduct under circumstances in which the conduct tends to cause or provoke a disturbance is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.” Wisconsin Statutes § 947.01(1) […]
Saperstein’s client was a Chinese national on a student visa, studying public health. He received a disorderly conduct citation, as a county ordinance, and failed to show up for court. As a result, he was convicted of the disorderly conduct. Months later, when he had to renew his student visa, he found out that the […]
Client was applying for government and NGO work that would require him to travel internationally; and an old misdemeanor disorderly conduct conviction was preventing him from passing background checks and from traveling to certain countries. Although client was not eligible for formal “expungement,” Saperstein negotiated an agreement with the prosecutor to reopen the criminal charge […]
After extensive background and open records investigation of the complaining witness, Attorney Bednarek successfully negotiated a deferred prosecution agreement, and avoided a criminal conviction. […]
Disorderly Conduct, aka the “catch-all” offense. The definition of the charge, under Wisconsin Statutes section 947.0, is a laundry list of behaviors that reads like a typical evening of reality T.V., but that can land the average, non-celebrity- citizen in court or in jail. Let’s take a look at the definition of “DC”, and tease […]
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